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Alerts

College Admissions Reps Visit Our Area

College Admissions Reps Visit Our Area

on August 13, 2015 in Alerts

Admissions representatives from US and international colleges and universities are hosting receptions in our area, so make sure to get on their mailing lists and get notified. Go to the admissions page for each college on your list and register now, they pay attention to your attention and it is a perfect opportunity to learn […]

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Deadlines

Check out the new PSAT

Check out the new PSAT

on June 29, 2015 in Test Deadlines

For students potentially in the National Merit range, or for students interested in seeing what the new PSAT (based on the new SAT) will look like, Kahn Academy has posted a sample test and offers free test prep for the October 2105 test.

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Events

Free Resources for ACT and SAT Tests

Free Resources for ACT and SAT Tests

Applerouth is offering free mock tests this summer in Seattle. Students need to register for the mock SAT and ACT. Applerouth also offers online mock tests, including tests with extended time for students using accommodations. The College Board is teaming up with Kahn Academy to provide free practice tests and test prep, register here!

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Applications

Common Application 2015-2016 Update

Common Application 2015-2016 Update

on August 12, 2015 in Application Process

The Common Application for 2015-2016 is now live. This is a great time to get a start getting familiar with the many aspects of the application. The Common Application is a working document, so add some colleges that you are considering and see if there are supplemental essays to write. Try writing some activities in […]

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Heading to college

“Off to College: A Guide for Parents”

“Off to College: A Guide for Parents”

on August 18, 2015 in Heading to College

This interview with author and former college president, Roger H. Martin, highlights some excellent topics covered in his new book, Off to College: A Guide for Parents.

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Paying for college

Comparing Financial and Merit Aid Awards

Comparing Financial and Merit Aid Awards

on March 31, 2015 in Paying for College

Here are some useful tools to help you compare your award letters from colleges: Award Letter Comparison Tool Advanced Award Letter Comparison Tool College Board Comparison Tool    

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Admissions

Update from Oregon State University

Update from Oregon State University

on February 27, 2015 in Admissions Process

Jarrod Larsen, the Seattle area representative for Oregon State University, provided an update on Oregon State University and answered questions regarding new programs and admissions. Here are some highlights: At OSU, both the College of Engineering and the College of Business provide GPA and course requirements online for future majors and all students who meet […]

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Career Tips

Landing That First Job

Landing That First Job

on March 24, 2015 in Career Advice

Lisa Bleich provides an excellent summary of a job-search presentation by Jenny-Lynn Ciappa, a senior VP at Hawthorne Search.

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